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Indian startup Mankame will build an electric bike EP-1 with a power reserve of 500 kilometers

Indian startup Mankame will build an electric bike EP-1 with a power reserve of 500 kilometers

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Indian startup Mankame intends to build an electric motorcycle that can drive more than 500 kilometers on one charge. Such a power reserve, according to the manufacturer's representatives, is achieved through the use of batteries with a high density of energy storage. Motorcycle Mankame EP-1 will be equipped with a 54-horsepower electric motor with belt drive (180 Nm torque), reinforced aramid fiber. Depending on the version of the EP-1, they will be equipped with a 12, 15 or 18.4 kilowatt-hour battery pack. The initial modification of the electric bike can accelerate to 120 kilometers per hour, the average modification to 180, and the top one to 251 kilometers per hour. The price of EP-1 will be from 8500 to 13 000 dollars. To raise funds for the creation of a motorcycle, Mankam...
Harley-Davidson will release an electric bike

Harley-Davidson will release an electric bike

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The American company Harley-Davidson will approximately 2019 release its first electric bike. Chief Executive Officer of Harley-Davidson, Matt Levatch, announced plans to release a fully electrified motorbike within the next year. Rumors about the intention of Harley-Davidson to release an electric bike appeared in 2014, when the company introduced the prototype LiveWire. According to Levich, the future electric bike will be much easier in the management than the traditional bike. That is, the company focuses on the young audience and, accordingly, the starting price of the novelties will not be very high.
The world’s first Vincent Motorcycles superbike sold for almost million dollars

The world’s first Vincent Motorcycles superbike sold for almost million dollars

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Auction house Bonhams sold a motorcycle Vincent Black Lightning, which is considered one of the first superbikes in the world, for 929 000 dollars. This made him the most expensive motorcycle ever gone under the hammer. In total from 1948 to 1952 the company from Hertfordshire released thirty copies of Black Lightning. Vincent Black Lightning is built on the basis of another successful model - Black Shadow, but it was lighter (163 kilograms to 208) and more powerful than it (the engine output increased from 56 to 71 horsepower). In the 50's, he was able to overtake the fastest production car of that time - the Jaguar XJ120, overclocking over 196 kilometers per hour. In addition, on the same model, a speed record was set in Bonneville. Sold motorcycle is known for the fact that on...